James Hogg’s The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner is set in the Eighteenth Century, when the Enlightenment was in full swing.
Literary critics define him as the most important and most significant Metaphysical poet. But what does “metaphysical” really mean?
England, end of the 19th Century. A group of men, all belonging to the merchant navy, are having some drinks, while talking about their first adventure across the sea.
Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque is a collection of Poe’s tales, published for the first time in 1840. Today, it is a milestone in classic literature and it is constantly republished. Thanks to the combination of an extraordinary imagination and an analytical intellect, it
First book published by Kingsley Amis, Lucky Jim is regarded as one of the best comic books of all times.
Well, times have changed, but this incredibly witty book, published in 1954, has still got it.
Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf is a classic. Many of us have read it, many haven't. Still, it is a milestone in literature, so one should probably consider reading it at least once in his life.